FARUM. Nordsjælland defeated Vejle to win 2-1. M. Diomande was the key to score 2 goals. All goals were scored in the first half. It was Nordsjælland to strike first with an early goal of M. Diomande at the 3′. Then M. Diomande scored again for Nordsjælland in the 17′ minute with a goal scoring a double. Eventually, L. Djordjevic reduced the distance for Vejle with a goal. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1. Nordsjælland took advantage of its superior ball possession (57%).
The match was played at the Right to Dream Park stadium in Farum on Sunday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Jonas Hansen who had the assistance of Henrik Sønderby and Martin Markus. The 4th official was Sebastian Friis Aagerup. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 16 degrees Celsius or 60.84 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 56%.
Nordsjælland was in firm control of the ball 57% while Vejle was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Nordsjælland was more aggressive with 53 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Nordsjælland won the match.
Nordsjælland shot 15 times, 7 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, Vejle shot 13 times, 1 on target, 12 off target.
Nordsjælland received 1 yellow card (M. Bidstrup). On the other side, Vejle received 3 yellow cards (E. Ofori, M. Elvius and M. Albornoz).
After this match, Nordsjælland will have 32 points to move up in the 6th place. On the other side, Vejle will stay with 26 points to move up in the 10th place.
M. K. Andersen
Vejle will host OB on the 21st of May with a 10-4 head to head in favor of OB (1 draw).
Nordsjælland: Formation and Lineups
Nordsjælland started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Flemming Pedersen chose to play with the following team: Andreas Hansen , Oliver Villadsen , Kian Hansen , Jacob Christensen , Daniel Svensson , Mads Bidstrup , Magnus Kofod Andersen , Mohammed Diomande , Mads Hansen , Benjamin Nygren and Andreas Schjelderup .
Nordsjælland made 5 changes: A. Schjelderup for E. Nuamah (46′), M. Hansen for O. Antman (67′), D. Svensson for M. Frese (67′), M. K. Andersen for E. Marxen (76′) and B. Nygren for S. Adingra (84′).
Top player: Mohammed Diomande
The player who no doubt impressed Nordsjælland the most was Mohammed Diomande.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 39 passes (92% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 13.
Vejle: Formation and Lineups
Vejle started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
On the opposite side, Ivan Prelec played with: Alexander Brunst , Denis Kolinger , Oliver Provstgaard , Jerome Opoku , Tobias Mølgaard , Lundrim Hetemi , Ebenezer Ofori , Miiko Albornoz , Dimitrios Emmanouilidis , Edgar Babayan and Luka Đorđević .
Vejle made 5 changes: L. Djordjevic for T. Gundelund (46′), L. Hetemi for M. Elvius (60′), D. Emmanouilidis for A. Ponce (70′), E. Ofori for H. Hollsberg (70′) and J. Opoku for A. Fofana (87′).
Top player: Miiko Albornoz
Probably the most impressive player in Vejle was Miiko Albornoz.
His rating iswith 23 passes (91% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 10. He performed 5 crosses.
Results of the day
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